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Summer Music Guide picks after the jump.

  • 9:30 Club: Dan Deacon & Ensemble, Future Islands, Teeth Mountain. $12.
  • Bangkok Blues: Blues Jam with the Idle Americans. Call for price.
  • Birchmere: Moya Brennan, Ashley Davis. $29.50.
  • DC9: MC Chris, Whole Wheat Bread, I Am the Dream. $12 in advance, $14 day of show.
  • Galaxy Hut: Prabir & the Substitutes.
  • IOTA Club & Cafe: Jill Sobule, Justin Trawick. $15.
  • Jaxx: Kreator with Exodus, Belphegor, Warbringer, Epicurean. $22–$25.
  • Kennedy Center Concert Hall: Master Chorale of Washington: “Carmina Burana.” $25–$80.
  • Kennedy Center Millennium Stage: German Academic All Star Jazz Ensemble. Free.
  • Kennedy Center Opera House: Washington National Opera: Wagner’s “Siegfried.” $45–$300.
  • Lyric Opera House: Etta James and the Roots Band. Call for price.
  • Navy-Marine Corp Memorial Stadium: Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival: Albert Cummings, Zac Harmon, The Nighthawks featuring Hubert Sumlin, Lydia Pense & Cold Blood, Shemekia Copeland, Blood Sweat & Tears, Jonny Lang. $45-$115.
  • The Red & the Black: The Dig, All the Kings. $6.
  • Rock & Roll Hotel: Ben Lee, Low vs. Diamond, Dawes. $16.
  • Sonar: Lift Me Up Tour featuring Kate Voegele (on the club stage). Call for price.
  • Sonar: The Ting Tings. Call for price.
  • The Talking Head: Liechtenstein. Call for price.